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Candied Citrus Peel

 

23

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

3 cups mixed citrus peel
*
4 medium oranges
*
6 medium lemons
*
2 medium grapefruit
12 cups water
cold
2 ½ cups sugar
½ cup honey
1 ¾ cups water
boiling

Directions

Wash fruit.

Score peel into quarters.

Remove sections of peel with fingers; cut into uniform strips about ⅜ inches wide.

Boil peel with 6 cups cold water, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

Drain and rinse.

Repeat process with 6 cups fresh water.

In a large saucepan, combine 1½ cups sugar, honey and boiling water.

Bring to a boil, and boil about one minute.

Add cooked, drained peel and briskly simmer until almost all of the syrup has been absorbed, about 30 to 40 minutes.

Stir frequently to avoid sticking.

Transfer peel to collander.

Drain well, about 10 minutes.

In large bowl, toss drained peel with remianing 1 cup sugar to coat well.

Spread pieces out on waxed paper to dry.

Store in tightly covered container.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 697g (24.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4210% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 37%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 2% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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